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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Big hop aroma fills the nose with tangerine, grapefruit, and a hint of pine. Caramel and Munich malts balance out the beer by adding a full body and a touch of sweetness. The dry hopping in this brew imparts the citrusy hop flavor all the way to the finish. An excellent example of a West Coast IPA!


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1647) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JAN 14, 2013
Off the tap at Beach Hut Deli in Lincoln, CA. A finger of head on a medium straw colored body. The aroma is a pleasant lemon, pine and honey scent. The taste as a solid heavy bitterness with a good malt backbone. Not a hint of sweetness. Crisp and smooth texture. Moderate carbonation and medium body. A fine IPA.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
bnoel09 (474) - Elk Grove, California, USA - APR 4, 2015
Poured from the bomber into an English pint glass. Medium amber color with a thick cream colored head. Aroma is a bit yeasty with citrusy hops. Flavor starts with some bready malts and transitions into a more citrusy hop finish. Definitely maltier than most west coast IPAs; reminds me more of an English pale or IPA. Medium bodied with a crisp finish. Overall this is actually pretty good, just was not what I was expecting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (7510) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle. Amber beer with a cream head. Grapefruit and light tropical fruit aroma. Grapefruit and light tropical fruit flavor with light pine and light dustiness. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Grapefruit and light tropical fruit linger with light pine.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (7088) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 16, 2014
"An average IPA. Sweetish, slightly bitter and a light floral aroma. doesn’t do anything to stand out in the massive world of west coast ipas, though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackfrost9p (338) - California, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Decent IPA, not over powering, very drinkable and refreshing. Not the best IPA, but I’d definitely get it again.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Perkolator (2) - Citrus Heights, California, USA - APR 18, 2013 does not count
Have had this a few times. I recall it having a great citrus aroma and taste. Unlike most IPAs, it was very smooth on the palate and didn’t have that "bite" you normally would get. My wife liked it too.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oscbert (1141) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 19, 2013
~Strong grapefruity piney hop aroma with light caramel and bready malts. ~Pours hazy orange color with lasting firm creamy white head. ~Spice and pine along with grapefruit hop flavors balanced nicely with caramel and bready malts. ~Medium bodied with medium high CO2, lingering bitter hop finish. ~Enjoyable IPA. Beautiful to look at and very well balanced. Fine example of an IPA!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oRos (1348) - sacramento, California, USA - JAN 7, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2013 Bottle from capitol beer. Color is copper. Taste is dirt sweet fruits and bitter.....

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
thetmaxx (783) - West Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 26, 2012
On tap at Rubicon brewing for beer week! The aroma on this was lemon citrusy hops. Flavour was a little lower bitterness than most IPAs, but decent, and was citrusy. It had some malt backbone to it. Palate was medium bodied and finished dry.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12449) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 26, 2012
Tap at the Rubicon. Pours clear copper with a beige head. Resin aroma. Med body. Flavor is light sweet caramel with a good amount of resin and perhaps citrus hop. Finishes mildly bitter, perhaps with a touch of grapefruit rind.


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